Friday, February 19, 2021


Lowenstein Clinic Joins Statement Urging U.S. to Repeal ICC Sanctions

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic joined a statement urging the U.S. government to repeal sanctions initiated by former President Donald Trump targeting the International Criminal Court.

Friday, February 19, 2021


Feminist Advocates and Scholars Discuss Challenging Criminalization

The Schell Center hosted Aya Gruber, Mirta Moragas, and Estefanía Vela Barba, who discussed their efforts to contest the role of criminal law in feminist advocacy in the U.S., Paraguay, and Mexico.

Thursday, February 18, 2021


Postgraduate Fellow Spotlight: Bernstein Fellow Paul Rink ’19

Paul Rink ’19 is a 2020–21 Bernstein Fellow working with Our Children’s Trust, a nonprofit public interest law firm that provides young people with strategic, campaign-based legal services aimed at securing their rights to a safe climate.

Thursday, February 18, 2021


World’s tropical forests and people imperiled by legal rollbacks under COVID-19

Binger Clinical Professor of Human Rights James J. Silk ’89 is quoted in a Reuters story about threats against indigenous people and rainforests during the coronavirus pandemic as governments roll back social and environmental safeguards.

Monday, February 15, 2021


Lowenstein Clinic, Harvard and NYU Human Rights Clinics Call on U.S. Government to Address Haiti Crisis

On February 13, 2021, the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic at Yale Law School released a joint statement calling on the U.S. government to denounce actions by President Jovenel Moïse that threaten human rights in Haiti.

Saturday, February 6, 2021


Human Rights Workshop: Kenneth Roth on Biden’s Foreign Policy Challenges

Executive Director of Human Rights Watch Kenneth Roth led the February 5, 2021, Human Rights Workshop, “Human Rights and the Biden Administration.”

Friday, February 5, 2021


‘What Is Going on There Is Gross’: Why Attorneys Are Tracking This Federal Lawsuit

Hope Metcalf, Clinical Lecturer in Law and executive director of the Schell Center for International Human Rights, is mentioned in a Connecticut Law Tribune article about a lawsuit brought by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partners against the CT Department of Correction.

Thursday, February 4, 2021


Lowenstein Clinic Represents Disability Rights Group in CT Supermax Prison Lawsuit

The Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partner organizations filed a lawsuit against the Connecticut Department of Correction on February 4, 2021.

Thursday, February 4, 2021


Disability rights group alleges abuse of people with mental illness at state’s maximum-security prison in suit against Department of Correction

The Hartford Courant reports on a lawsuit brought by the Lowenstein International Human Rights Clinic and partners against the CT Department of Correction. 

Tuesday, January 26, 2021


Postgraduate Fellow Spotlight: Bernstein Fellow Patricia Cruz Marín ’20

Patricia Cruz Marín ’20 is spending her Bernstein Fellowship at the Center for Justice and International Law (CEJIL), an organization that helps victims of serious human rights violations navigate the Inter-American System of Human Rights.

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